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Kakamega Destination Guide

Delve into Kakamega in Kenya!

Kakamega in the region of Western with it's 63,426 residents is a place located in Kenya - some 179 mi (or 288 km) North-West of Nairobi, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kakamega is now 07:54 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Nairobi" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Musoma, Moshi, Arusha, Sigalagala, Nairobi or Kampala. While being here, you might want to check out Shikusa, Kakamega, Butsotso and Aisere as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Tulsa Christian Fellowship - Kenya 2009

10:04 min ( October 10, 2009 by Steve Staub)
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Tulsa christian fellowship - kenya missions trip - June 2009

Raila at Mudavadi homecoming in Kakamega

03:06 min ( September 24, 2007 by NTVKenya)
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September 22, 2007 -- ODM presidential candidate Raila Odinga arrives back in the country and heads straight to Kakamega for the homecoming tour of his running mate Musalia Mudavadi, which marks the k...

Rondo Retreat Centre Kakamega Traveler P...

01:20 min ( October 27, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh)
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MVI 4483

03:00 min ( July 05, 2009 by Christian Strong)
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This was a performance by one of the primary schools we visited on our trip to Kenya in 2007. This school won the National Drama Competition many times and it really showed in their display

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Interesting facts about this location


Kakamega is also the genus of the Grey-chested Illadopsis (Kakamega poliothorax), a bird Kakamega is a town in western Kenya lying about 30 km north of the Equator. It is the headquarters of kakamega county. The town has a population of 73,607 (1999 census). Kakamega is 52 km north of Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya and a port city on Lake Victoria. The average elevation of Kakamega is 1,535 metres. Kakamega county is Kenya's second most populous county after Nairobi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.28, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Kakamega, Kakamega District, Populated places in Western Province (Kenya), Provincial capitals in Kenya

Kakamega District

Kakamega District is a district in the Western Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kakamega. It has a population of 603,422 and an area of 1,395 km² http://www. statoids. com/yke. html. The district has four constituencies: Malava Constituency Lurambi Constituency Shinyalu Constituency

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Located at 0.28, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Kenya, Kakamega District

Kakamega School

Kakamega School, formerly known as African Government School Kakamega and Kakamega High School, is a four-year high school in Kakamega, Kenya. It is categorized by the Ministry of Education Kenya as a national school. Kakamega School is notable in the country for performances in extra curricular activities such as drama, and also excels in sport.

More reading: Kakamega School homepage
Located at 0.28, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Education in Western Province (Kenya), Kakamega, Schools in Kenya

Bukhungu Stadium

Bukhungu Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kakamega, Kenya. It used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Western Stima of the Kenyan Premier League. The stadium holds 5,000 spectators.

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Located at 0.28, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Kenya, Sport in Western Province (Kenya)

Kakamega Forest

Kakamega Forest is a tropical rain forest situated in the Western Province, of Kenya, North West of the capital Nairobi, and near to the border with Uganda. It is Kenya's only tropical rainforest and is said to be Kenya's last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent.

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Located at 0.28, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Forests of Kenya, National parks of Kenya, Protected areas established in 1985, Western Province (Kenya)